The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Session was officially declared "sine die", or in other words finished, on Friday, May 31, 2019. Read more about Following the 2019 Legislative Session.

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Bills of Note

Passed

  • HB314 - Criminalizes abortion with no exceptions for rape or incest (oppose)
  • SB14 - Allows for Bible classes in public schools (oppose)
  • SB191 - Reforms the civil asset forfeiture system (support)

Failed

  • HB3/HB14 - Requires drug testing for SNAP and TANF recipients (oppose)
  • HB36 - Limits release of police body cam footage (oppose)
  • SB22 - Allows Alabamians to divert state tax refunds to the "Build the Wall" organization (oppose)
  • HB282 - Proposes constitutional amendment to allow judges to hold people without bail (oppose)
  • HB96/SB98 - Reclassifies marijuana possession from a class D felony to a fine (support)
  • SB21 - Requires data collection for police transparency (support) 
  • SB16 - Prohibits driver's license suspensions for indigent defendants (support)
  • SB31 - Allows for transfer to diversion programs (support)
  • SB140 - Updates sex education language (support)
  • SB237 - Strengthens Alabama's open records laws (support)

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